Designed by Julius Herriet, Jr. for Boston Type Foundry in c.1888, as an extension of a series designed by G.F. Schroeder for Central Type Foundry, see Lafayette (extra condensed, 1885), Washington (bold, c.1886), and Jefferson (condensed).
Webster has an alternate ‘M’. It was also cast by Lehmann (as Valentzija) and Keystone (as Worcester). [Reichardt]
Film versions were included in Photo-Lettering’s library (as Webster) and in Headliners’ Morgan Press Collection as F239.
Digitzed by Dan X. Solo (used for sample).
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